May 1, 2013
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: George Foley, Jr. United States Magistrate Judge
This matter comes before the Court on Rene Valladares and Paul Riddle's Motion to Withdraw as Counsel (#37) for Defendant Jose Rios, filed on April 25, 2013. Valladares and Riddle, of the Office of the Federal Public Defender ("OFPD"), represent that during the course of their investigation , they discovered the OFPD currently represents another defendant that poses a direct conflict with their representation of Rios. The Court finds the movants establish good cause to withdraw as counsel for Rios. Accordingly,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Rene Valladares and Paul Riddle's Motion to Withdraw as Counsel (#37) is granted.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Court shall conduct a hearing to appoint new counsel on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 9:00AM in LV Courtroom 3A.
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